Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians

Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians
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(Jazz Instruction). A one-of-a-kind book encompassing a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument. A three-pronged approach was envisioned with the creation of this comprehensive resource: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Includes the basics of intervals, jazz harmony, scales and modes, ii-V-I cadences. For harmony, it covers: harmonic analysis, piano voicings and voice leading; modulations and modal interchange, and reharmonization. For performance, it takes players through: jazz piano comping, jazz tune forms, arranging….

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The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz

The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz
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Do you want to know when Duke Ellington was king of The Cotton Club? Have you ever wondered how old Miles Davis was when he got his first trumpet? From birth dates to gig dates and from recordings to television specials, Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler have left no stone unturned in their quest for accurate, detailed information on the careers of 3.300 jazz musicians from around the world. We learn that Duke Ellington worked his magic at The Cotton Club from 1927 to 1931, and that on Miles Davis’s thirteenth birthday, his father gave him his first trumpet. Jazz….

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How To Play Harmonica Instantly: The Book 1 (Encyclopedia Harmonica Master Book Series)

How To Play Harmonica Instantly: The Book 1 (Encyclopedia Harmonica Master Book Series)
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NEW EDITION! THE BOOK 1 HARMONICA (Absolute Beginner) STEP 1-30 minutes BLUES HARP (Blues 1 Intermediate) STEP 2-30 minutes (Video and Audio Purchase Separately) Step-By-Step EZ Lessons EZ Songs Lessons include: Harmonica History With Photos Play Over 60 All-time Favorites! Extra Help In Bending Notes Choking Harmonica Reeds Learn To Play C Scale Upper, Middle & Lower Registers Three Basic Positions Play All 36 Notes Care For You Instrument Harmonica Construction Repairs, Tuning, Soaking Selecting A Harmonica Learn To Jam The Blues AND LOTS MORE! You Don’t Have To Read Music! This 2-in-1 book shows you how to play the….

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Richard Cook's Jazz Encyclopedia

Richard Cook's Jazz Encyclopedia
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Essential reading for all jazz fans

Far more than an A–Z guide to the artists and bands who have shaped jazz, this invaluable resource also tracks the history of jazz and its changing styles and terminology. Whether readers want to know why Louis Armstrong was called Satchmo, what bebop is, or the difference between Gil Evans and Bill Evans—this wonderfully accessible book has all the answers.
* Contains sixty pages of photos
* Includes more than 2,000 entries on jazz artists and bands
* Provides clear definitions of key terms such as swing and fusion

Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians

Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians
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List Price: $19.99
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(Jazz Instruction). A one-of-a-kind book encompassing a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument. A three-pronged approach was envisioned with the creation of this comprehensive resource: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Includes the basics of intervals, jazz harmony, scales and modes, ii-V-I cadences. For harmony, it covers: harmonic analysis, piano voicings and voice leading; modulations and modal interchange, and reharmonization. For performance, it takes players through: jazz piano comping, jazz tune forms, arranging….

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